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Finding Inspiration

Brixham, Devon, England
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Floating pod in Brixham Marina offers a romantic stay on the south Devon coast near cafe's, restaurants and shops.

Nestled in the heart of a marina on the English Rivera you will find Inspiration, a beautiful floating pod waiting to welcome you, relax you and inspire you with its beautiful views over the English Riviera. 

Guests can arrive at the Marina Office in Brixham at any time of day or night, as there is someone on security duty at all times. Here you will be greeted by the friendly staff who will show you around. The 24/7 check-in will offers a flexible arrival time for all. There is also a key safe system for guests to access a second key during their stay.

The Inspiration itself is 24 feet long and 9 foot wide. It has just 2 rooms - one is the shower room and the rest is the open-plan living space with sitting area, bedroom and kitchenette. It has many of the things you would expect to find at home including: a small microwave, TV with DVD, internet access, good Wi-Fi, towels, linen and utensils. 


THE INSPIRATION - This is a cosy space and it is finished to a high spec. It is clean, elegant and charming.

THE VIEW - The majority of postcards that you will see of this area have the same gorgeous view that you will have from your deck, the beautiful sea and harbour views.

SWIMMING - You can walk 5 minutes to go for a swim at the closest beach, there is a huge sea pool 10 minutes’ walk away and there are about 10 stunning beaches that are a short drive from the marina.

CAFES & SHOPS – You will find lovely cafes and restaurants as you stroll down the promenade from the marina.

SIGHTSEEING – There are plenty of busses that go from the harbour and there is also a tour bus that will take you around the rest of The English Riviera. The ferry port is a 20 minutes’ walk along the promenade and there you will find the ferries to Dartmouth and Torquay, for nice days out.

RETAIL SHOPPING - There is a big retail park, about 20 minutes by car, if you want to enjoy some shopping.

PARKING DURING YOUR STAY - There is a car park across the street from the marina office. You are welcome to use my parking card so that you have easy, free parking for the entire duration of your stay.

EXTRA TIPS FOR A FABULOUS STAY - The Inspiration has the WOW Factor and we will help make your stay extra special by providing you with a welcome pack that includes lots of helpful tips on where to go and what to do to have the very best time.


The Inspiration has a beautifully kept, hot-water shower and guests also are welcome to use the large, private and very nice shower rooms on the marina. As shown in the photos, each private shower room has a large shower, large mirror, toilet, hair dryer and plenty of space, they even have soft-music-playing and under-floor heating! It is a nice and comfortable set up. This is a just by the marina office and there is also a laundry room for guests and the machines are coin operated.

Price per night ranges from £65 - £160 with a minimum 2 night stay. No pets. Free wifi. 

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Nearest Airport/s

Plymouth / Exeter